Monthly Archives: August 2012

“Motherhood Exaggerated” reviewed on Skinny Mom!

This was a beautiful and honest look at what childhood cancer can do to a family…both the positive and negative.  I couldn’t help but cry along with them at every struggle, and cheer at every small victory Nadia achieved as … Continue reading

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Upcoming News and Events: Week of August 27th

Events Judith Hannan, Mitchell’s Book Corner (54 Main Street, Nantucket, MA) Thursday, August 30th, 7-8 pm Reading and signing Motherhood Exaggerated http://www.mitchellsbookcorner.com News Shira Dentz appears in Trickhouse 15 Jack Ridl was interviewed by Bill Littlefield for public radio’s Only a … Continue reading

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Poet’s Spotlight: Dawn Potter on “First Game”

“First Game” is one of those poems that almost doesn’t seem like a poem, by which I mean that the arc of its narrative is more audible than the arc of its language is. I find this feature both convenient … Continue reading

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Upcoming News and Events: Week of August 20th

News Laurie Lamon’s poem “The Man in the Guerilla Suit” was accepted at The New Verse News. Shira Dentz’s poem “Skin Lines” is featured on RealPoetik, which is the oldest and most active little magazine on the internet.

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CKP recieves grant from NJ Council for the Arts!

We are thrilled to receive a grant from New Jersey State Council for the Arts.  Thank you for your continued support of CKP!

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Announcing: The brand new CKP website!

We are thrilled to debut our newly designed website! Check it out!

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News and Events: Week of August 5th

Events Dawn Potter, Portland Public Library (Portland, Maine) Wednesday, August 8th, 12pm Brown Bag Lecture Series http://www.portlandlibrary.com/programs/brownbagnew.htm  

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The passing of Peggy Penn

We are sad to learn about the passing of Peggy Penn on July 27th. A memorial will be planned in the coming months.  Once we learn the details, we will pass them on.

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Jack Ridl: All I Have Are Words

When we take part in the CKP community experience, we bring the deep value of writing to others. But as shown in the following story, the experience can also lead to our receiving an unexpected and enriching gift. I’ve just … Continue reading

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CKP Administrator Donna Rutkowski on GiftBooks

As CavanKerry’s Administrator, I find myself involved in all aspects of the press.  One of my favorite tasks is overseeing our GiftBooks Program.  This is an ongoing service of providing books of poetry to non-profit organizations, and underserved communities including … Continue reading

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